karen 8110

New York City | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (34)
90
Fluffy, Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You loved the movie and the music and songs. You love to see great dancing and singing mixed with puppetry. You want a kid friendly show

Don't see it if You hated the movie, your kids can’t handle death of an animal don’t want to have a great time singing along to a Disney musical

83
Blue Man Group
East Village
Quirky, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You want to see something different than a musical or drama. You want to see something kid friendly

Don't see it if You don’t like LOUD music and banging on drums. You are looking fir singing dancing or a plot line. It is just entertaining fluff

78
Overrated, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Profound

See it if You love Alanis Morisette music. You liked Dear Evan Hanson, you like loud music

Don't see it if You want to hear great singing or dancing, you enjoy shows with clear plot line you don’t want to see themes of rape and family dysfunction

Also I love Alanis Morisettes music. The show had great buzz and reviews an... Read more Read less

63
Excruciating, Slow, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if If you enjoy original story A Christmas Carol, this is set in present day Harlem& is somewhat relevant with todays high real estate prices

Don't see it if You want great singing, acting, or dancing as there is little of that. You want a big budget staging/ sets as this is bare bones production

84
Altered Minds
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you are interested in issues around mental health, good acting, and important topic to discuss

Don't see it if Depression & suicide aren"t topics that you want to see reenacted on stage. You want a light fluffy feelgood musical.

Also The show was composed of 9 plays- some were better than others. It is ... Read more Read less

86
Games
Soho/Tribeca
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You like historical dramas, and also are into the history of the 1936 Olympic games. You want to see a well acted show.

Don't see it if You don't like a 2 person show, want to see a big stage production, want to stretch your legs, this is an old theatre so seats are tight.

85
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You like musicals with some up and coming talent. Well written lyrics and music

Don't see it if You are looking for big budget musical with lavish sets/costumes. don’t go if you are overweight and looking for leg room or comfy seats

91
Vilna
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in history of the Holocaust and what it was like to live in Eastern Europe in the 1940"s when Germany took over village

Don't see it if You do not like shows that are intense and violent. This is a MUST see for everyone to get a first hand account of life in the ghettos

Also I had the pleasure of attending a talk back after the show with the au... Read more Read less

100
Freestyle Love Supreme
West Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful, Funny

See it if Show if for everyone- so clever and so fast performers came up with raps. Unbelievably fantastic, I was falling out of my seat w/ laughter

Don't see it if EVERYONE should see it. I will try to see again by lottery, If you can score a ticket- RUN to the theater no matter what it costs.

Also Lin-Manuel Miranda performed, If I could give show a 150 rating I woul... Read more Read less

80
Great acting, Funny, Thought-provoking, Sad,

See it if You want to explore family dynamics, and learn about 1 family's experience with suicide

Don't see it if If you are easily swayed by what you see and have mental health issues, if you were looking for a musical or something light

81
Recovery
East Village
Absorbing, Excruciating, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if A family member or friend or if you yourself are suffering from addiction. The show takes place at a drug rehab center

Don't see it if You are not open to getting angry about the state of addiction in our country. The acting is quite poor- but the show is well written

80
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Rat Pack Undead
Midtown E
Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You like the original Rat Pack- Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin. Terrific singing by the bunch with Halloween lyrics to songs

Don't see it if You are expecting big production number- there is no live band. If it bothers you to have a waiter come over nonstop asking you to buy food

82
Entertaining, Romantic, Cliched, Fluffy, Slow

See it if If you love Bryan Adams music and the movie you will love this. Orfeh one of stars has an unbelievable voice

Don't see it if Acting and singing could have been stronger. I was bored a lot. It would have 10 points if leads had stronger voices

90
Skintight
Midtown W
Funny, Raunchy, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a funny show about ageless-ness. This show had an interesting percepecive on what makes people beautiful. It Had refreshing humor

Don't see it if you Do not like shoes with an LGBT theme or are uncomfortable with Ronchy jokes

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great writing, Must see

See it if I was fortunate enough to see last performance with original cast. it was wonderful i saw it again with newer cast and it was just as good

Don't see it if you dont like biographical shows

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if It was very well done. stories were weaved together. i liked that it was a true story that was a sad time yet the show was so uplifting

Don't see it if everyone will like this it is a MUST SEE!!

91
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are open to laughing at yourself

Don't see it if if you do not not enjoy racial jokes or politically incorrect humor than this is not for you

93
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You love great music and singing. Enjoyed story of wizard of oz

Don't see it if You want to see a drama. You don’t to have a great time listening to great singing

100
Enchanting, Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You want amazing singing dancing costumes sets and you want to be wowed by what a broadway musical should be unbelievably spectacular

Don't see it if You don’t want to smile the whole time and have an enjoyable evening or want to see a drama as this is perfection in a musical

Also This is the gold standard of what a musical should be. Every show shou... Read more Read less

71
Great singing, Raunchy, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to see a entertaining, Mishmash of Christmas shows with audience participation The actors were having a lot of fun

Don't see it if You are unfamiliar with pop culture and Christmas classics And want to see Great acting.

Also This was silly fluff that was fun I would have liked more singing sinc... Read more Read less

65
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound

See it if You have studied Talmud & are familiar with the stories. You want to learn about how mistakes made in the Bible are still relevant today.

Don't see it if You don't want to sit through retelling same story over and over. You want to sit in a comfortable seat and have leg room.

Also these were the most uncomfortable seats i have ever sat in at a theatr... Read more Read less

96
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Sexy actors, great singing and dancing, very entertaining, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see amazing singing and dancing, you like Burlesque and Cirque Du Soleil, you want to have a fun evening out.

Don't see it if You don't like nudity, you want to see the actual Ballanchine Nutcracker. You need to be home at 10pm- show ends at 1045 and is in Brooklyn

80
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if This is a very true-to-life depiction of a woman struggling to deal with her emotions of having aging parents. See it if that's who you are

Don't see it if You like big staging, a big cast, good sound system, a musical or an upbeat show. this is a show that was well acted but difficult to watch.

Also After the show everyone was arguing- (me included) over people saying ... Read more Read less

77
What We Cannot Forgive
West Village
Relevant, Intense, Excruciating, Great acting

See it if You want To learn about addiction

Don't see it if If you are in early recovery or are depressed

82
Good Friday
Soho/Tribeca
Thought-provoking, Intense, Excruciating, Great acting

See it if You want to get into the mind of a school shooter and why they choose to pursue to shoot at random people

Don't see it if You do not like violence or trauma or an intense show. This was very deep and thought provoking

80
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You know someone with Parkinson’s and want to learn what it’s like living with it and want to support Michael j Fox’s Charity

Don't see it if You don’t like 1 man shows or are uncomfortable with shows speaking about sex

86
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if You want great singing, and you liked the original Shakespeare story.If you want a fluff show that is enjoyable and makes you smile

Don't see it if You don't like predictable corny shows. If i had gotten tickets for 5 dollars I might have liked it more- this show was not worth $35.00

74
My Parsifal Conductor
Upper W Side
Great writing, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to learn about Richard Wagner's life, enjoy historical shows, appreciate classical music and want to see a well-acted show

Don't see it if If you don't want to see a lot of blatant antisemitism. Although it was well acted and i'm told historically accurate it was very slow

67
Slow, Quirky

See it if You are interested in the history of inventions such as the phonograph or cell phone. You have a child between 6 and 10 years old with you

Don't see it if You mind having kids talk the whole time this is not a show for adults. It is 45 minutes and was really better suited as a museum exhibit.

100
Great singing, Clever, Must see, Relevant

See it if You have teens or can relate to what it felt like in high school to not be part of the “cool kids” music and lyrics are terrific.

Don't see it if No reason to not see. This is a “must see” for everyone. I saw it with a friend who is 90 and went back with my 20 year old niece

91
Great singing, Intense, Overrated, Must see, Entertaining

See it if Bruce is the Boss! i was fortunate to get to see it. his voice is amanzing and his wife also come and sings 1 song with him

Don't see it if you dont LOVE Bruce springstein Tix are EXTREMELY expensive and he tells stories rather than singing a lot- sang only bit of 12 songs

85
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Slow, Great acting, Dated, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if i like Glenn Close a lot, and the songs were wonderful

Don't see it if I had seen original production several years ago- and although I love Gleen Close, it was not as absorbing as I would have liked

86
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you can make fun of religions

Don't see it if i saw it 3 times, the original cast was AMAZING! the songs and acting are still good but i'm not sure i would still see it

100
Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if Bette Midler was amazing and she is coming back to production soon

Don't see it if everyone loved it-but if you dont like better midler or musicals than its not for you